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Pileggi, Nicholas

Overview
Works: 93 works in 529 publications in 21 languages and 11,461 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Case studies  Film adaptations  Gangster films  History  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Motion picture plays  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Editor, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Wiseguy : life in a Mafia family by Nicholas Pileggi( Book )

75 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a firsthand account of organized crime showing its brutality and fascination
Goodfellas by Warner Bros. Entertainment( Visual )

74 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the rise and fall of Henry Hill, a Brooklyn kid who grows up idolizing the "wise guys" from his neighborhood. He begins hanging around the mobsters and doing odd jobs until he gains the notice of local chieftain Paulie Cicero. In his teens, Hill distinguishes himself as a "stand-up guy" by choosing jail time over ratting on his accomplices. From that moment on, he is a part of the family. Along with his partner Tommy, he rises through the ranks to become Paulie's lieutenant. Soon he finds himself the target of both the feds and the mobsters
Casino by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

113 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 2,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the opening credits say, the film is "adapted from a true story". The source material is Pileggi's nonfiction biography of Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal, and most of the characters in the film are based on real people
Casino : love and honor in Las Vegas by Nicholas Pileggi( Book )

71 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 19 languages and held by 1,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal ran Las Vegas with his partner for the Mob until a love triangle broke the Mafia's stranglehold on the casinos
City hall by Harold Becker( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of an innocent child helps uncover a scandal that links the mob directly to the Mayor's office
Best American crime writing( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the best crime journalism of the year, including Mark Singer's "The Chicken Warriors," a study of cockfighting, and David McClintock's article "Fatal Bondage," about a vicious serial killer
Blye, private eye by Nicholas Pileggi( Book )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1987 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rao's cookbook : over 100 years of Italian home cooking by Frank Pellegrino( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wise guy by Nicholas Pileggi( Book )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a firsthand account of organized crime showing its brutality and fascination
Casino by Nicholas Pileggi( Recording )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal and Anthony Spilotro, who both ran Las Vegas for the mob. Lefty's obsession with running the town, and Spilotro's obsession with Lefty's wife, caused the mob to lose its stranglehold over the casino gambling industry in Las Vegas
Wiseguy life in a Mafia family by Nicholas Pileggi( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vegas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las Vegas, 1960. As the county's new sheriff, maverick rancher Ralph Lamb takes his own brand of justice to the Las Vegas streets with his trustworthy brother, Deputy Jack Lamb. Against a city hall rife with corruption, the only official they can count on is Assistant D.A. Katherine O'Connell. On the other side of the law, Vincent Savino just took over the Savoy Casino at the behest of the Chicago mob. With the brilliant Mia Rizzo calculating the profits, the cash rolls in. But problems mount as Savino navigates cutthroat gang politics to survive and thrive. Two powerful forces face off in a deadly game to decide the future of Las Vegas, but only one will be left holding the cards. The tension mounts in the 21 episodes of the complete series chronicling the epic battle for Sin City's soul
Kings of South Beach by Tim Hunter( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nightclub owner Chris Troiano took Miami's South Beach by storm in the mid-1990's, transforming this quaint retirement community into a high-fashion, drug-fueled playground for the rich and famous. When Chris hires Andy Burnett, a mysterious drifer, as his bodyguard, Andy's street smarts quickly elevate him from right-hand man to best friend. Based on the shocking real-life story of legendary Miami nightlife kingpin Chris Paciello
Father hood( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life with Mikey : Mikey, a former child star is having a little trouble with his new role as a kids' talent agent
Les affranchis by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy, Henry et Tommy ont pas mal de points communs : ils portent de beaux costumes, gagnent beaucoup d'argent, aiment les femmes séduisantes... Ce sont des "affranchis" : ils ont le privilège d'appartenir à une des plus célèbres famille new-yorkaise, la Mafia. Mais ne vous fiez pas à leurs apparentes bonnes manières : il suffit d'une étincelle parfois pour déclencher leur colère
Goodfellas Les affranchis by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quei bravi ragazzi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trent'anni di omicidi, contrabbando, spaccio di droga, rapine, carcere ma anche pranzi e feste, mogli, figli, amanti: a raccontarli è Henry Hill, gangster pentito e implacabile accusatore degli ex amici. (Mereghetti)
Uno de los nuestros by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Hill, hijo de padre irlandés y madre siciliana, es testigo de la vida de poder, honor y respeto que llevan los gangsters que habitan en su barrio. A sus trece años de edad, desistirá de seguir yendo a clase, y fascinado por tal vida mafiosa, entrará a formar parte de la organización, comenzando por ser un mero chico de los recados para ir ascendiendo de posición
Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi( Recording )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Hill knows where a lot of the bodies are buried and he turned Federal witness to save his own life
Heat GoodFellas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A determined LAPD detective traces down a slick crew of criminals, even though he admires the leader of the group; follows a mid-level gangster over three decades from his Brooklyn neighborhood to his arrest by the FBI
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Goodfellas
Alternative Names
Nicholas Pileggi scrittore e sceneggiatore statunitense

Nicholas Pileggi US-amerikanischer Journalist, Schriftsteller und Drehbuchautor

Никълъс Пилеги

Ніколас Піледжі

Пиледжи, Николас

نیکولاس پیلگی فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و نویسنده آمریکایی

ピレッジ, ニコラス

尼古拉斯派勒吉

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GoodfellasCasinoCasino : love and honor in Las VegasCity hallBest American crime writingRao's cookbook : over 100 years of Italian home cookingWise guyCasino